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Darren Hood, MSIME
Attends Kent State University (IAKM)
Lives in Southfield, Michigan
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This is how companies will differentiate themselves - privacy & security.
If you put data on a cloud server, you're usually sharing it with more people than you realize. Cloud data is encrypted, but as long as the company manages the encryption keys, there are plenty of...
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Things are getting better. I'm also charging the device during long periods of inactivity. Loving the Peak. 
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Sadly, the reports of 3-4 days of battery life are grossly erroneous. I've had two thus far and get no more than about 2.25 days and that's with Bluetooth only turned on to pair data for uploading. Too bad. It's a great idea, but without dependable battery life (which is already too short), I'm returning the device.
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mine battery lasts 5hrs maximum when i am wearing the watch and 3-4 days when i am not wearing it (keep it in my bag)
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Excellent review. This answers some of my questions. I'm returning my Peak and will revisit later. 
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That is true. The Mio Link does this, but it's an older device by comparison and so it doesn't offer the smart features like call and text notifications.
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Great presentation.
Lean UX (User Experience) is an integral part of the Lean Startup process. But there are misconceptions about what it is and how it is different from "regular" UX. Interested in more info? Check out our one day workshop on Lean UX: www.theteamw.com/#courses
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I agree!
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Liz Dry Cleaners Inc
24813 Greenfield Rd, Southfield, MI 48075
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Great shots and great looking ball, but you can lose the "bowler cam."
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Education
  • Kent State University (IAKM)
    M.S. in User Experience Design, 2009 - present
  • Michigan State University
    Grad Certificate in Educational Technology, 2011 - 2013
  • Syracuse University
    M.S. in Executive Information Management, 2006 - 2011
  • Capella University
    B.S. in Information Technology, 2006
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User experience professional and avid bowler, serving on the social media front lines.
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  • Usability/User experience professional
  • Avid bowler (former member of Professional Bowlers Association)
  • Movie buff
  • Budding social media savant
  • Former member of Macromedia Captivate Advisory Board
  • Roster of companies served and supported over the years includes, but is not limited to: General Motors, Ford Motor Company (Ford.com, MercuryVehicles.com, Lincoln.com, Ford SYNC), Compuware, Bosch, Jiffy Lube, USA Network (Chasing the Shadow), OnStar, Comerica Bank, and Metis Sports.
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